September 19–22, 2017    McCormick Place    Chicago, IL USA    Pure Processing. Proven Results.

Newsroom                     

Blog

Pet Food Packages

This year’s PROCESS EXPO will feature an extensive education program aimed at keeping processors and suppliers up-to-date with the latest research, innovations, and ideas in the food industry. To get the conversation started early, we asked some of the speakers for a sneak peek at their presentations.   Topic: Futuristic Design Concepts for the Design […]

Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2015) recommended to consume at least 2.5 cups of vegetables and 2 cups of fruits daily (Based on 2000 kcal/day diet) as they provide many health benefits including prevention of chronic diseases such as coronary heart disease, cancer, diabetes.  Health promoting effects of fruits and vegetables have been attributed to their […]

A technical guidance, published by GMA, identifies the seven main control measures for the control of Salmonella in low moisture foods.  One key control measure includes minimization of cross-contamination, which can occur during processing or post-processing.  Proper cleaning and sanitation is vital to ensure uncontaminated low moisture foods do not become contaminated post-lethality.  When dealing […]

Plant derived polyphenolic compounds are well known for their bioactivities such as antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action in the human system, which would have important implications in health maintenance and chronic disease risk reduction.  The health outcome of the polyphenolic compounds are related to the amounts, the specific chemical structures present in the plants, and bioavailability/bioactivity […]

Diane M Barrett - Expert in Residence

What types of fruit & vegetable products are the best candidates for preservation by HPP? Although high pressure processing achieved much of its early success with applications to halved avocadoes, whole fruits and vegetables are in general not good candidates for HPP. A number of studies have found that detrimental changes occur in cell integrity, […]